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Piazza del Popolo

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Piazza del Popolo, Rome, 00187

Rome visit, June 2008 - 57
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Piazza del Popolo
Rome through the ages has always been a hot bed of art. Whether copying graceful Greek statues, bringing mosaics to a high art form, inventing the "Futurist" movement at the turn of this century and the Neo-classicism of De Chirico and his pals, and more recently the flowering of artists a...

Piazza del Popolo - Rome - Reviews of Piazza del Popolo - TripAdvisor
I honestly thought this was one of the best piazzas in all of Rome. There are 4 huge churches all located on the corners of the piazza and it's not as hectic as Piazza Navona at all. There are...

Piazza del Popolo, Rome, Italy : Reviews of Piazza del Popolo - Yahoo! Travel
During the Middle Ages, this square formed the main entrance to the city for pilgrims and travellers arriving on the Via Flaminia (from the north). It was only wh...

Piazza del Popolo- Rome, Italy - VirtualTourist.com
(popolo=people, but in this case Popolo derives from pioppo=poplar) - Either way, everyone loves this huge Piazza so we can say it is popular with the people - Romans and tourists. This looks like an aerial view but it was taken on Easter Sunday 2006 from a vantage point at Villa Borghese overlookin...

Rome.info > Piazza del Popolo, Rome
since 1589 (by order of Pope Sisto V) lies on the centre of the square: it is a granite monolith built in Egypt between 1232 and 1200 b.c. (during the Ramses II and Mineptah dynasties) and brought to Ro...

Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome
The oval Piazza del Popolo is the ceremonial entryway to Rome and contains extremely diverse architectural elements dating from the 13th century BC to the 19th century AD. The church next to the gate, Santa Maria del Popolo (1227), contains tombs by Andrea Sansovino, frescoes by Pinturicchio, a chap...

Piazza del Popolo - Rome Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Although this isn't the most beautiful square of Rome, it's worth the visit for the great size of the square, the elegant church of Santa Maria del Popolo, and the charming view of the near-twin Baroque churches, Santa Maria dei Miracoli and Santa Maria in Montesa.- During summer, the steps around t...

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